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the guadian: Charlotte police release footage of fatal Keith Scott shooting

28. September 2016 Leave a comment

WARNING: this video of the shooting of Kevin Scott contains distressing scenes. In two sets of video, cameras recorded altercation between officers and Scott

Charlotte police on Saturday released footage of the fatal police shooting of Keith Scott, a 43-year-old African American man whose death precipitated both riots and peaceful protests in North Carolina this week. [more…]

the guardian: ‘We shouldn’t have to feel like this’: Girl, nine, gives tearful speech in Charlotte

28. September 2016 Leave a comment

A nine-year-old Charlotte girl’s tearful speech about how African Americans are “treated differently than other people” has gone viral as protests about police brutality continue to ignite the North Carolina city.